5 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking And Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour

     

     

     

     

    Safari Overview
    Uganda 5 Days Gorilla Trekking And Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari
    In just 5 days, we are good enough to combine your interests of visiting the Gorillas in Bwindi with the best of Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park. We ensure and exclusive memorable experience as you discover what the gorillas are, what they feed on and how they adapt to the environment.  The vast game life at Queen Elizabeth is remarkable including the Boat ride along the famous Kazinga channel for a variety of Birdlife.

     

    Day 1: Kampala-Bwindi 
    Our guide/driver picks you at 8:00 am from your hotel or place of residence in Kampala. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps.  Overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp/ Buhoma Community Restcamp/ Gorilla Valley Lodge/ Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro (lower budget)
    Moderate: Gorilla Resort Bwindi/ Silverback Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge/ Lake Kitandara Camp/ Lake Mutanda Resort/ Chameleon Hill Lodge
    Up-market: Buhoma Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Rushaga Gorillas Safari Lodge)
    Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Bwindi

    Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 a.m with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a foot safari birding around the Bamboo for the Handsome Francolin White-starred Robin, Red-throated Alethe, Dusky Crimson wing Grauer's Warbler and many other birds around the park.  Overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp/ Buhoma Community Restcamp/ Gorilla Valley Lodge/ Travellers Rest Hotel Kisoro (lower budget)
    Moderate: Gorilla Resort Bwindi/ Silverback Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge/ Lake Kitandara Camp/ Lake Mutanda Resort/ Chameleon Hill Lodge
    Up-market: Buhoma Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Rushaga Gorillas Safari Lodge)
    Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Day 3: Bwindi-Queen Elizabeth
    After early breakfast head for Ishasha, which is the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, carry out a game drive where you may sight tree-climbing lions. Ishasha is dominated by acacia woodland and scrubland and features the meandering Ishasha River, banked by a riparian forest. After picnic lunch drive all the way to the northern sector of the park

    Overnight and dinner at Mweya Safari  Lodge/ Katara Lodge/ Jacana Lodge  (Luxury Lodge facility) or
    Bush Lodge (in rooms)/ Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge (mid-range moderate facility) or
    or Kazinga Channel View Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp in tents/ Bush Lodge in tents   (Budget facility)
    Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park
    Early morning game drives to see more animals that habit this park, that include predators’ lion. Leopard and other game. Over 500 bird species have been identified here, making it a Mecca for bird-watchers. They include the black bee-eater, 11 different species of kingfisher and several falcons, eagles and other raptors. Queen Elizabeth National is one of the most outstanding treasures of Uganda, and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO auspices. It borders on Lake George and Lake Edward as well as Kazinga Channel in the western area of the Great Rift Valley escarpment. After lunch take a 2-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing.  The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. 

    Overnight and dinner at Mweya Safari  Lodge/ Katara Lodge/ Jacana Lodge  (Luxury Lodge facility) or
    Bush Lodge (in rooms)/ Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge (mid-range moderate facility) or
    or Kazinga Channel View Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp in tents/ Bush Lodge in tents   (Budget facility)
    Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Day 5: Queen Elizabeth-Kampala/Entebbe
    With previous day’s memories, enjoy your breakfast ready for guided primate walk along Kyambura Gorge to look for habituated chimps through the gorge with birding through the gorge as you will be watching a number of beautiful birds. After primate walk, drive back to Kampala using Kasese-Fort Portal road. Enjoy the winding scenery of the foot hills of Mt. Rwenzori arriving in Fort Portal for lunch thereafter continue to Kampala/Entebbe to catch up your evening flight back home. Meal Plan B-L End of Service

    The safari package to include:
    Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon.
    One Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for well in advance
    Birding Bwindi
    Igongo Cultural visit
    Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
    Two Game drive
    Two hour boat trip along Kazinga channel.
    Guided primate walk along Kyambura gorge
    Park fees
    Driver/guide subsistence allowance.
    Enroute lunches
    Ranger guide fees

    However, the package to exclude expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry, tips, telephone, cigars, etc.